Boating Safety Is For Life

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating News:
From the Boathouse: Seeking support for abandoned boat law
Daily Pilot - ‎10 hours ago‎
Arnold Schwarzenegger signed AB 716 (introduced by Joe Canciamilla, D-Pittsburg), legislation that will allow law enforcement agencies to remove abandoned vessels from waterways, protecting California waters from deserted boat hazards after Jan.
Boating Safety News:

Safe boating means use life jackets, don't boat drunk

News-Reporter - ‎11 hours ago‎
Wear a life jacket, stay sober, and know the laws when operating a boat, urges conservation rangers with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division. 

Doug Holt: Aid for vets, boating safety on the House floor last week

newtoncitizen - ‎Mar 26, 2013‎
Nathan Deal, in part intended as a response to the rash of tragic boating accidents in recent years. Inquiry into these incidents has revealed common themes of young children and drunken individuals piloting watercraft, all compounded by increased ...

Cpl. Shawn Elmore: DNR Boating Officer of the Year - ‎Mar 27, 2013‎
Cpl. Shawn Elmore earned the title of 2012 Georgia Boating Officer of the Year for his outstanding performance as a boating safety officer for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division. Cpl. Elmore went beyond the general ...

Boating Safety Education Classes:

Boater certification courses offered now

Cassville Democrat - ‎Mar 27, 2013‎
1, 1984, to have successfully passed a Missouri boater education course before operating any motorized watercraft on any of the state's lakes.

Marine police to offer boater license, skills courses

The Alexander City Outlook - ‎Mar 21, 2013‎
Mark your calendar now to update your boating skills for the summer season. Alabama Marine Police next month will conduct a boater license course at Wind Creek State Park and will assist with a Women on Lake Martin course at River North Marina. Women ... 

US Coast Guard Auxiliary teaching Boating Class

Chicago Tribune - ‎Mar 27, 2013‎
US Coast Guard Auxiliary teaching. Boating Class In Highland Park Highland Park -- Volunteers from the US Coast Guard Auxiliary will teach an introductory boating class on Saturday, April 13. About Boating Safely is a one-day class for teenagers and ...
Coast Guard Auxiliary offers boating safety course
Classes teach safe boating practices

Boating safety classes encouraged

Manisteenews - ‎6 hours ago‎
LANSING - The Michigan Department of Resources reminds anyone who plans on operating a watercraft this year to take a boating safety course. Classroom and online options are available and boating safety is required for anyone born after Dec. 31, 1978 ..

Boating Fatalities and Missing:

Jay principal not guilty of manslaughter in boat accident, jury finds - ‎3 hours ago‎
Price and Carroll had been friends since they were children and were among four people on a passenger boat that hit a breakwater structure near Arrowhead South Marina about 2 a.m. - ‎4 hours ago‎
The body of a Campbell man was recovered from a bay in Lake Havasu, Ariz. Wednesday a day after he plunged off of a boat during a Spring Break celebration, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.
World Socialist Web Site - ‎21 hours ago‎
Despite the dark conditions at night, and apparently without any contact being made by Australian officials with those on board the vessel, Customs and Border Protection authorities decided that the boat was not in distress and so did not intervene.

Missing QC boater's body found

Quad City Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
Sheriff's officials have said his wife, Karla, told them he wasn't an experienced boater but insisted on going out on their sailboat.
Body found in Florida identified as missing Davenport man
Iowa man found dead after boat trip in Fla. Keys

Suspects in Pineview boating death get maximum sentence - ‎Mar 27, 2013‎
An Ogden judge threw the book at two defendants for their role in the boating death of a University of Utah researcher. Esther Fujimoto was killed when a boat propeller hit her while swimming in Pineview Reservoir in August of 2011.
Investigators: Boater throttled engine before being tossed into river - ‎Mar 26, 2013‎
RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) - Richmond police and fire crews rescued a man from the James River Tuesday morning. Crews were at the 4700 block of Old Main Street, near the Boathouse restaurant.

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